Design Engineer Body Structures


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Design Engineer Body Structures

Polestar - the guiding star.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining. In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive, performance.

Reporting to the Principal Engineer / Chief Engineer Body Structures, the Design Engineer will be responsible for component and system design of the body structure systems within Polestar vehicle programs.

 Main Responsibilities

  • Design of body structure components and assemblies, plus other vehicle subsystems, to meet required project milestones.
  • Complete component design of extrusions, castings, pressings etc along with assembly design in a CATIA V5 environment.
  • Produce component and assembly level drawings.
  • Deliver system designs to meet the requirements of technical specifications in accordance with design guidelines, standards and direction.
  • Plan design activities in order to fulfil the requirements of the company’s engineering timing release system, considering timing dependencies with other systems where necessary.
  • Represent the Body Structure Department in design and release reviews.
  • Develop concepts and solutions to technical issues and mature final system designs to weight, cost and serviceability targets with confirmation through analysis.
  • Collaboration with other function groups to reach design solutions.
  • Manage and release data through the TCe system.
  • The candidate will have an in-depth understanding of fundamental engineering principles.
  • Demonstrable experience in a CATIA V5 environment (assembly, part design and drafting).
  • Experience in one or all of the following:

              -  Body Structures, Subframes, HV carriers.

  • Experience working in/for medium volume vehicle projects would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills - at ease working with a cross-functional team of engineers and suppliers.

 The Person

  • Good understanding of bolted and bonded mechanical joint design.
  • Good understanding of GD&T standards.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical Body systems information across function groups is essential to the role.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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